Tuesday, September 21, 2021

1897 - September 21 – Francis P. Church responds to a letter to the editor that is known as the famous "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus" letter.

Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

1899 - SWALLOWED PIN; DEATH MAY RESULT - Lena Reilly Held Pin in Her Mouth and One Slipped Down Her Throat - WAS LAUGHING AT A JOKE
Convulsed by Porter's Funny Story She Suddenly Cried Out and Fell to the Floor.

VICTIM IN GREAT AGONY

Surgeons Will Try to Locate Pin by Means of X Rays.

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The Evening Telegram -  New York, New York -  September 21, 1899
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1880s
Bradley's Super-Phosphate of Lime
Bradley Fertilzer Co.
Boston, Mass.

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New Vineyard, Maine, USA

1886 - September 21 - Three Deaths at New Vineyard
FARMINGTON, Sept. 20. Capt. Leonard Hackett, eighty-five years old, Hannah Wilcox, sixty-five, and Jonathan Look, jr., aged forty-four, all died Saturday in the neighboring town of New Vineyard,... Read MORE...

Bangor Daily Whig and Courier -  Bangor, Maine -  September 21, 1886
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

1784 - September 21 - The Nation's First Daily Newspaper Began Publication
The nation's first daily newspaper, the Pennsylvania Packet and Daily Advertiser, began publication on September 21, 1784. Many independent newspapers ran before that on a weekly or monthly basis.... Read MORE...

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Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

1897 - September 21 – Francis P. Church responds to a letter to the editor that is known as the famous "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus" letter. (wikipedia)
"DEAR EDITOR: I am 8 years old.
"Some of my little friends say there is no Santa Claus.
"Papa says, 'If you see it in THE SUN it's so.'
"Please tell me the truth; is there a Santa... Read MORE...

The Sun -  New York, New York -  September 21, 1897
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Alamonde Beef

Take a round of beef, and stuff it with half pound pork, half pound butter, the...Read MORE...



Amelia Simmons’ American Cookery, 1814
1938 - Sept. 21 - The Great Hurricane brought terror to large parts of New England and Long Island
A great hurricane smashed into Long Island and bisected New England causing a massive forest blow down and widespread flooding. Winds gusted to 186 mph at Blue Hill MA, and a storm surge of nearly... Read MORE...

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September 21, 1938
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1880s
Crown Sewing Machines and Florence Oil Stoves
The Florence Machine Co.
Florence, Mass.

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Utica, New York, USA

1878 - How a Hat Saved a Life
MAJ. RUBE ALLEN, Com. Vanderbilt's favorite veteran engineer of the Central Road, a man of giant stature, with a brave heart, which is as tender as a woman's, had a new hat for one of the freight... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  September 21, 1878
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Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

1878 - A Little Traveler
The passengers by the through Intercolonial train from St. John, N.B. to Montreal, which arrived at Bonaventure Station this morning, was very much interested in a little girl about seven years of... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  September 21, 1878
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1938 - Sept. 21 - The Great Hurricane brought terror to large parts of New England.
A great hurricane smashed into Long Island and bisected New England causing a massive forest blow down and widespread flooding. Winds gusted to 186 mph at Blue Hill MA, and a storm surge of nearly... Read MORE...

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September 21, 1938
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

A lady will always dress plainly when traveling. A gay dress, or finery of any sort, when in a...Read MORE...



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Oswego, New York, USA

1896 - Big Blaze at Oswego.
OSWEGO, N. Y., Sept. 21. - At an early hour yesterday morning fire destroyed the entire plants of the Silver Metal company and the Seliger Toothill Novelty company, together with the three-story... Read MORE...

North Adams Transcript -  North Adams, Massachusetts -  September 21, 1896
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1947  September 17–September 21 – The 1947 Fort Lauderdale Hurricane in southeastern Florida, and also in Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana causes widespread damage and kills 51 people.

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 America - Did you know? In 1919, Boston had a molasses disaster. At that time, two million gallons of crude molasses burst...Read MORE...



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1880s
Vacuum Harness Oil
M. Haberbush
Lancaster, PA

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Thursday, September 16, 2021

1886 - Sensible Advice to Miners

Hazleton, Pennsylvania, USA

1886 - Sensible Advice to Miners
(Mauch Chunk Times.)

Thursday was said to be the day on which the miners of the Hazleton region would strike for a reduction in the price of supplies and a raise of ten per cent, in wages. This... Read MORE...

The Hazleton Sentinel -  Hazleton, Pennsylvania -  Thurs, September 16, 1886
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Hagerstown, Md.

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Hartford, Vermont, USA (White River Junction) (Quechee)

1907 - 27 DEAD IN WRECK; DISPATCHER ERRED
Confused Orders and Caused Collision on the Boston & Maine Railroad.

TWENTY-SEVEN ARE INJURED

Passenger Car Telescoped in Crash with Freight in New Hampshire and Occupants Crushed to... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  September 16, 1907
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Bath, Maine, USA

1873 - BATH: DROWNED.
Bath, Me., Sept. 15. While schooner London of Eastport, John Cassidy, master, lumber loaded, was coming through Merrymeeting Bay last night, she grounded on the shoals, and the captain and four... Read MORE...

Daily Kennebec Journal -  Augusta, Maine -  September 16, 1873
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New Canaan, Connecticut, USA

1888 - Fire
IT WAS HEAVILY INSURED.
NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 15. - Early this morning at New-Canaan the large three-story dwelling house, situated near what is known as "Selleck's Corners," was discovered to be in ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  September 16, 1888
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Jelly Cake

Stir together half a pound of sugar, and six ounces of butter, beat seven eggs to a...Read MORE...



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Pittsfield, New Hampshire, USA

1857 - Fire
FIRE IN PITTSFIELD. - Early on Friday morning, the dwelling houses and outbuildings of James M. Blake and Levi Tilton, in Pittsfield village, were destroyed by fire. Most of their contents were... Read MORE...

New Hampshire Patriot & State Gazette -  Concord, New Hampshire -  September 16, 1857
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Palace Organs
Manufactured by the Loring & Blake Organ Company
The Best in the World
D. Lothrop & Co., Agents,
Dover, N.H.


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Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA

1876 - A CONNECTICUT HURRICANE
NEW-HAVEN, Sept. 15. - A tornado cut a swath through the northern part of the City of Bridgeport about midnight on Thursday. It unroofed several houses and snapped a number of large trees off near... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  September 16, 1876
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Kamouraska, Québec, Canada (Saint-Louis) (Saint-Alexandre)

1829 - Melancholy Incident
Quebec, August 27.
A melancholy incident occurred a few days ago a little below Kamouraska. Two children of about six years of age, who had gone to gather fruit did not return home the same day they ... Read MORE...

Daily National Intelligencer -  District of Columbia -  September 16, 1829
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1897  September 16 - At Lucon, France, an ancient inn has for its sign "The Four Things to be Feared," which is the legend under a painting representing a cat, a monkey, a woman and a judge.


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Waterloo, Indiana

1817  An Elm tree is standing near Providence, R. I. which measures, 4 feet from the ground, 21 feet in circumference.
There are 18 main branches, averaging 6 feet 3 inches in circumference; the circumference, of the whole outline of the branches is 378 feet!
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 America - Did you know? March 3, 1931 - The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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Wednesday, September 15, 2021

1871 - DEATH FROM A CIGAR

Elyria, Ohio, USA

1871 - DEATH FROM A CIGAR
DEATH FROM A CIGAR. The Elyria Constitutionalist records the death of Mr. L. D. Boynton, an old and respected citizen of that place, as follows:

It becomes our painful duty to chronicle the death ... Read MORE...

Grindstone City Advertiser -  September 15, 1871
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1896 advertisement

The Betz
Turkish-Russian (folding) Medicated Vapor Bath
The Anderson Vapor Bath Co,
319 Seventh Street Northwest
Washington, D.C.

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Washington, District of Columbia
July 3, 1896

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Dawson City, Yukon, Canada

1904 - FIRE SWEEPS DAWSON.
SEATTLE, Washington, Sept. 24. - The largest fire since 1899 occurred at Dawson last night. The loss is estimated at a quarter of a million dollars, with no insurance. The fire originated in the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  September 15, 1904
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Arcadia, California, USA

1903 - Chief of Police Madden, of Arcadia, Cal.
ARCADIA, Cal., Sept. 15. - "Billy" Madden, manager of scrappers, aspires to be a chief of police under the wizard of Santa Anita. Billy has just filed his application with "Lucky" Baldwin of Arcadia... Read MORE...

Fort Wayne Daily News -  Fort Wayne, Indiana -  September 15, 1903
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Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA (Valley Falls) (Ashton) (Cumberland Hill)

1955 - Industrial Blaze Ends 2,000 Jobs in Rhode Island
CUMBERLAND, R.I., Sept. 13 - (INS) - Two thousand persons were left jobless today by a $5 million fire which destroyed five buildings of the Manville Mills on the banks of the Blackstone... Read MORE...

Corsicana Daily Sun -  Corsicana, Texas -  September 15, 1955
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

A crookneck, or winter squash pudding.

Core, boil and skin a good squash, and bruise it well;...Read MORE...



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1892 advertisement

No Mosquitoes
Will Bite You!
If you use freely HARLOW'S 'COMFORT' for Sportsmen, Anglers, or others who frequent the woods at this season.
This has been used and approved for years. There is no better preparation in the market. Wholesale or retail.

N.S. Harlow
4 Smith Block
Bangor, Maine

Bangor Daily Whig and Courier
Bangor, Maine
June 30, 1892

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Sherman, Connecticut, USA

1862  Avoiding the Civil War Draft

A man named Hoag, belonging to Sherman, Conn., purposely cut his hand with a scythe, to avoid being drafted. The wound bled profusely, and he shortly afterwards died.

San Francisco Bulletin -  San Francisco, California -  September 15, 1862
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Hagerstown, Maryland, USA

1892 - Three Killed In A Wreck. Train men Crushed to Death in a Collision With a Sand Bank.
Special to The Inquirer.
Hagerstown, Sept. 14. - The north bound passenger vestibule limited from New Orleans to Washington consisting of engine, baggage express, day coach, dining and three... Read MORE...

Philadelphia Inquirer -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  September 15, 1892
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Provincetown, Massachusetts, USA

1944  HURRICANE HITS NEW YORK AND NEW ENGLAND COASTS. HIGH WINDS LASH JERSEY, LONG ISLAND.

...The main street of Provincetown, Mass., on the tip of Cape Cod, was under water and civilian defense forces evacuated 23 persons from the Cape Cod town of Yarmouth...

The Troy Record -  Troy, New York -  September 15, 1944
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

Never walk fast in the
streets, which is a mark of vulgarity, ill befitting the character of a...Read MORE...



Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners... (1813). United Kingdom: J. Walker.
1888  Mrs. Bromley, of Middletown, N.Y., has lived in her own house in good health for twelve years without going out or seeing anybody but her husband.


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Saint Joseph, Michigan

1947  September 15 - First 4 engine jet propelled fighter plane tested, Columbus, Ohio

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Weedsport Skirt & Dress Co. 1887 advertisement

Security Corset.
Elegance, Comfort, Economy, Durability
Manufactured by Weedsport Shirt & Dress, Co.
Weedsport, N.Y.




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Thursday, September 9, 2021

1845 - September 9 – Potato blight breaks out in Ireland: beginning of the Great Famine

1776 - September 9 - Congress renames the nation "United States of America"
On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress formally declares the name of the new nation to be the "United States" of America. This replaced the term "United Colonies," which had been in general... Read MORE...

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September 9, 1776
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1845 - September 9 – Potato blight breaks out in Ireland: beginning of the Great Famine.
"The Famine began quite mysteriously in September 1845 as leaves on potato plants suddenly turned black and curled, then rotted, seemingly the result of a fog that had wafted across the fields of... Read MORE...

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September 9, 1845
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1944  September 9 - The "Great Atlantic Hurricane" ravaged the east coast.

The storm killed 22 persons and caused 63 million dollars damage in the Chesapeake Bay area, then besieged New England killing 390 persons and causing another 100 million dollars damage.

The Weather Channel
September 9, 1944
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Delicious Strawberry Dumplings - Put one pint of flour into a bowl; add to it half a...Read MORE...



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Mount Vernon, New York, USA

1878 - Incendiaries At Work. A Costly Building Burned At Mount Vernon.
Destruction By Fire of Cornelius Corson's Forty-Thousand Dollar Barn-An Extravagant Building In Ashes.

A very large and costly barn on the property, a quarter of a mile north of the depot at Mount ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  September 9, 1878
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Roswell, Chaves, New Mexico, USA

1942 - SIX KILLED AS TWO TRAINING PLANES CRASH AT ROSWELL. BOMBERS COLLIDE WHILE ON PRACTICE MISSION, ARMY REPORTS. ONE SHIP BURNS.
Roswell, N. M., Sept. 8 (AP) - A mid-air collision at 4000 feet between two Army training bombers cost the lives of six airmen Tuesday, two of them aviation cadets from the Roswell Army Flying... Read MORE...

Albuquerque Journal -  Albuquerque, New Mexico -  September 9, 1942
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Madison, Indiana, USA

1872 - PROBABLY FATAL ACCIDENT
A farmer named John BONNETT met with a severe accident on the Canaan Road, about four o'clock Saturday afternoon. Mr. BONNETT was sitting in the rear of a wagon loaded with furniture, bedding,... Read MORE...

Madison Daily Courier -  Madison, Indiana -  September 9, 1872
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San Francisco, California, USA

1949 - CHINATOWN FIRE DAMAGE $20,000.
San Francisco, Sept. 9. (AP) - A three alarm fire his Chinatown early Thursday.

The blaze broke out in the basement of a vacant three story building on California street just above Grant. It was... Read MORE...

Reno Evening Gazette -  Reno, Nevada -  September 9, 1949
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

If you expect a friend to meet you at the end of your journey, sit near the door of the steam-boat...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness: A Complete Handbook for the Use of the Lady in Polite Society... by Florence Hartley, January 1, 1872
1947  September 9 –A moth lodged in a relay is found to be the cause of a malfunction in the Harvard Mark II electromechanical computer, logged as "First actual case of bug being found."

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1839  September 9 – In the Great Fire of Mobile, Alabama hundreds of buildings are burned.

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1930  ALBION, R. I. - Edward W. Theinert, 71, Socialist gubernatorial candidate in 1896, 1911, 1914, and 1924, dies.


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Fitchburg, Massachusetts

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East Hartford, Conn.

Riverdale Road
West Springfield, Mass.

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Wednesday, September 8, 2021

1890 - TRAIN OF ILL-OMEN


Carpets by Mail
The Russell Carpet Co.
Chicago, Ill.

The Ladies' Home Journal
March 1898

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Galveston, Texas, USA

1900 - More than 6,000 die after storm washes over Galveston
The nation's deadliest natural disaster, the storm struck with little warning late on Sept. 8. Storm tides of 8 to 15 feet inundated Galveston Island and portions of the nearby Texas coast. The tides ... Read MORE...

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Sun Sentinel -  Fort Lauderdale, Florida -  September 8, 1900
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St Augustine, Florida, USA

1565 - September 8 - Oldest city in the US, St Augustine Fla, established by Spanish Expedition
On September 8, 1565, Pedro Menéndez de Avilés landed on the shore of what is now called Matanzas Bay and began the founding of the Presidio of San Agustin. Later the settlement would be called St.... Read MORE...

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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Rice Waffles - Beat together a pint of milk, the yolks of three eggs, two ounces of butter...Read MORE...



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Beloit, Wisconsin, USA

1949 - PLANT DESTROYED
BELOIT, Wis., (AP) - Fire swept through the main plant of an ice cream manufacturing plant late Wednesday night causing damage estimated by a company official at $500,000.

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The Walla Walla Union Bulletin -  Walla Walla, Washington -  September 8, 1949
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Hardwood Floors
Smooth as Glass
"Old English" Floor Wax
Barron, Boyle & Co., Cincinnati, O.

The Ladies' Home Journal
January 1898

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Batavia, New York, USA

1925 - FOUR KILLED IN WRECK AT R. R. CROSSING. BUFFALO FAMILIES WERE ON WAY TO PICNIC. MORE IN CAR SURVIVE.
Car Rolled Down Bank 300 Feet Two Women Carried With Wreckage.

Batavia, N. Y., Sept. 7 (A.P.) - Four Buffalo persons were killed shortly before one o'clock today when a west bound New York Central ... Read MORE...

Plattsburgh Sentinel -  Plattsburgh, New York -  September 8, 1925
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Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

1887 - Two Freights Collide.
ANN ARBOR, Sept. 7. - This morning a freight train going west on the Central drawn by engine No. 219, crashed into the rear end of a freight train standing on the main track about twenty rods east of ... Read MORE...

Saginaw News -  Saginaw, Michigan -  September 8, 1887
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Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

1890 - TRAIN OF ILL-OMEN.
South Norwalk, Conn., Sept. 8 - The express train due here from Boston at 5:20 Saturday evening ran into a Danbury and Norwalk railway commuters' train at the junction in this city.

About thirty... Read MORE...

Evening Gazette -  Sterling, Illinois -  September 8, 1890
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

The person should be accurately clean; the teeth,
hands, and nails, should be particularly so: a...Read MORE...



Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners... (1813). United Kingdom: J. Walker.
Chester, Massachusetts, USA

1893 - A TRAIN'S FATAL PLUNGE IT GOES THROUGH A BRIDGE IN MASSACHUSETTS
The Locomotive Got Across Safely, But Four Wagner Cars Plunged Into the Stream - Many Persons Killed or Injured - The Scene at the Wreck.

The Chicago limited express train for Boston broke through ... Read MORE...

The Cranbury Press -  New Jersey -  September 8, 1893
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1727  September 8 - A barn fire during a puppet show in the village of Burwell in Cambridgeshire, England kills 78 people, many of whom are children.

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1934  September 8 – Off the New Jersey coast, a fire aboard the passenger liner S.S. Morro Castle kills 134 people.

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1888  Colonel George L. Perkins, aged one hundred years and one month, died in Groton, Conn., on the 5th of old age. He was treasurer of the Norwich & Worcester railroad for fifty years.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? June 15, 1800 - The U.S. capital is moved from Philadelphia to Washington, DC.

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Tuesday, September 7, 2021

1871 - Preserving the Flavor of Butter

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

1943 - REPORT 150 DEAD IN WRECKED TRAIN.
Philadelphia, Sept. 6 (AP) - One hundred and fifty persons were reported killed and more than 90 injured in the wreck of the Congressional Limited, fastest train of the Pennsylvania Railroad, in... Read MORE...

Amarillo Daily News -  Amarillo, Texas -  September 7, 1943
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Nicholas Gilles
Dealer in Staple Fancy Groceries
61 Main Street
Webster, Mass.

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Hingham, Massachusetts, USA

1865 - ANOTHER RAILWAY MURDER.
Boston, September 1.

Yesterday afternoon, at one o'clock, a stage coach, with a party of twelve ladies and gentlemen, neighbors, was on its way from Lovell's Corner, South Weymouth, where they all ... Read MORE...

Mexico Independent -  Mexico, New York -  September 7, 1865
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1942 - YOUNG ARVADA GIRL IS KILLED.
Denver, Sept. 7. - A frightened horse bolted into the side of a moving tramway car today, killing the 15 year old rider, JANET LaMOURE of Arvada.

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Greeley Daily Times -  Greeley, Colorado -  September 7, 1942
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1871 - Preserving the Flavor of Butter
The German Agriculturalist says that a great portion of the fine flavor of fresh butter is destroyed by the usual mode of washing and he recommends a thorough kneading for the removal of the... Read MORE...

Pittsfield Sun -  Pittsfield, Massachusetts -  September 7, 1871
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Corn Breakfast Cake

A housekeeper contributes the following to the American Agriculturist, with...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Journal, Willimantic, Connecticut, December 19, 1862
Niagara Falls, New York, USA

1920 - THREE KILLED BY ROCKS IN CAVE OF THE WINDS.
Niagara Falls, N.Y., Sept. 6. - Two women and a man were crushed to death and two men were injured this afternoon when a slide of shale rock forced out a bridge leading to one of the stairways in the ... Read MORE...

The Bridgeport Telegram -  Bridgeport, Connecticut -  September 7, 1920
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Charles L. Holt
Books, School Books, Stationery, Wrapping Paper, Paper Bags and Twine.
Circulating Library in Connection with Store.
Agent for Tri Rose Extract.
Eddy Block, Webster, Mass.

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Denver, Colorado, USA

1902 - WRECK OF BIGGEST BALLOON.
The remarkable ascent of "Big Glory", the largest balloon ever built, sent up from Denver, Col., Monday, resulted in the wreck of the machine and the narrow escape from death of its three occupants.... Read MORE...

The Atlanta Constitution -  Atlanta, Georgia -  September 7, 1902
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Brookline, Massachusetts, USA

1838 - FIRE AT BROOKLINE.
On Sunday, between the hours of worship, the house owned and occupied by Capt. Benj. Bradlee, on the Worcester turnpike, in Brookline, with all the outbuildings, excepting the barn, were totally... Read MORE...

The Farmers' Cabinet -  Amherst, New Hampshire -  September 7, 1838
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Duxbury, Massachusetts, USA (Cedar Crest) (South Duxbury) (West Duxbury)

1860 - Sea "Monsters"
[Yes, this is an actual newspaper article from 1860 - unbelievable!]

A fortnight since, there was a very remarkable scene in a creek close by the sea at Duxbury, Mass., between Plymouth and... Read MORE...

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New London Daily Chronicle -  New London, Connecticut -  September 7, 1860
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1943  September 7 – Gulf Hotel fire: A fire at the Gulf Hotel in Houston, Texas, kills 55.

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